MongoDB Backup: Auto MongoDB Backup and Restore Tool
MongoDB backup is necessary for both saving Mongo DB data from losses and for many other actions such as creating a dump, cloning, replicating and migrating databases. From MongoDB backup tools, Handy Backup has many advantages over scripts and manual backup methods.
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Basic Principles of MongoDB Backup and Restore
Realizing MongoDB backup collection or database content is an internal method that you can implement using command-line MongoDB backup tools. This approach requires some special knowledge as well as skills, especially for scheduling. Handy Backup provides a viable alternative here!
Using a Unified Database Plug-in
You can backup MongoDB copy database just as any other database with a generic “Database” feature. All you need is to set up and register an ODBC driver for MongoDB (an external feature used by Windows in many other utilities) to work with the “Database” tool
Automating MongoDB Backup and Restore
After the initial task creation, Handy Backup will perform all operations for MongoDB backup automatically, according to a scheduling sequence you set up for a task. This way you can realize auto MongoDB incremental or differential backup, compress a MongoDB backup collection, and so on.
Running Other Programs Along with Backup MongoDB Task
As an addition, you can auto-run other programs before or after MongoDB backup, for example, to stop and restart MongoDB server for “cold” or “hot” backup, converting a MongoDB backup dump into CSV or JSON format, import or export a database and realize any other part of MongoDB backup strategy!
Principal Features of Handy Backup
In addition to the advantages described above, Handy Backup provides a bunch of useful features making MongoDB backup just one parts of any of crucial backup strategy you can plan. Here is a brief list for some of these features.
Storage Features to Backup MongoDB
As a difference with traditional data-keeping methods such as utilizing a typical MongoDB backup script, in Handy Backup you can store your MongoDB backup to almost any modern storage device or cloud service, including such features as:
These features make Handy Backup a very versatile tool, especially when compared with traditional tools such as a dedicated MongoDB backup AWS utility from Amazon.
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The Small Business edition is a complete solution for one server or a powerful workstation. It includes the “Database” plug-in for making MongoDB auto backup out of the box. Try it freely for 30 days!
How to Backup MongoDB Database in Handy Backup
This is an instruction about how to backup MongoDB on Windows. To start, Please be sure that you already have a correct MongoDB ODBC driver in a system. Then, to create a full-featured task for MongoDB auto backup, please follow the next instruction.
Note: You can stay in a simple mode, but in this case, you can miss some advanced options for a particular MongoDB backup strategy. These options include making MongoDB backup incremental or differential, triggering a backup task by system events, notifying by email about task status, etc.
Restoring a MongoDB Database Backup
To make a task for MongoDB restore, just create such a task as described earlies, selecting a restore task type on Step 1. Then follow to your backup storage and choose the right backup.hbi index file for instructing Handy Backup to send a MongoDB restore database to its original location.
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MongoDB backup, automated by Handy Backup “Database” plug-in, is a powerful and simple feature among all other MongoDB backup tools. It allows you realizing any MongoDB backup strategy.